Capulin Volcano in Des Moines, New Mexico

Published: 19/08/2019
Capulin Volcano in Des Moines, New Mexico
Source: WWW.ATLASOBSCURA.COM

Around 60,000 years ago the Capulin Volcano erupted for the last time, spewing lava, fire, and ash on to the plains of what is now northeastern New Mexico . Today it sits extinct, its near-perfect cinder cone rising up like a massive anthill some 1,000 feet above the surrounding landscape. Capulin Volcano was declared a National Monument in 1916 during the presidency of Woodrow Wilson, who called

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